CENTER FOR A NEW AMERICAN DREAM
"Dedicated to helping individuals and institutions reduce and shift consumptionto enhance quality of life and protect the environment."
6930 Carroll Ave., Suite 900, Takoma Park, MD 20912
Phone: (301) 891-ENUF(3683) Fax: (301) 891-3684
THE AFFLUENZA PROJECT
Provides seminars on gaining control of finances. Founded by psychologistJessie O'Neill, granddaughter of one-time president of General Motors.
8940 Upper River Rd., River Hills, WI 53217.
Phone: (414) 351-8442 Fax: (414) 351-4432.
NEW ROAD MAP FOUNDATION
The organization that grew out of the work behind the book "Your Money Or YourLife". Founders Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez have been leaders in the movementto help Americans out of the "more is better" rut. N.R.M.F. focuses on low-consumption, high fulfillment lifestyles.
P.O. Box 15981, Seattle, WA 98115
THE SIMPLE LIVING NETWORK
This is THE resource for finding out about the Simplicity Movement and getting assistance in moving forward if this is something you want to do for yourselfand the planet.
NORTHWEST EARTH INSTITUTE
The Institute teaches voluntary simplicity and deep ecology to workplacebased study groups and publishes a newsletter EarthMatters which contains a mixof practical advice on living simply, articles on values, and inspirationalworks.
921 SW Morrison St., Portland, OR 97205
Phone: (503)227-2807 Fax: (503)227-2917
GLOBAL ACTION PLAN
This group has an excellent workbook which takes you small step by small step through creating "earth friendly lifestyles."
P.O. Box 428, Woodstock, N.Y. 12498
Phone: (914) 679-4830
"Affluenza" is billed as: "a one hour television special that explores the highsocial and environmental costs of materialism and over consumption." "Escape from Affluenza" is the solution-oriented sequel to Affluenza. "Escape"picks up where Affluenza left off by profiling people and organizations that arereducing consumption and waste, choosing work that reflects their values andworking to live in better balance with the environment."
The affluenza videos are available through Bullfrog Films at: (800) 543-FROG.
"The Overworked American"(1992) and "The Overspent American"(1998), both by Juliet B. Schor, both published by Basic Books, New York,NY. Excellent references which dramatically paint a picture of just howcrazy it has gotten chasing the American Dream.
"How Much Is Enough?" by Alan Durning, W.W. Norton and Company, New York, NY.1992. This insightful little book was co-winner in 1992 of the Harry ChapinMedia Award. This book argues that either extreme of economics(eitherover consumption or poverty) devastates the human spirit and the environment. During seeks to find a middle ground where human need is met without so muchenvironmental destruction.
Simple Living Quarterly: The Journal of Voluntary Simplicity
Simple Living Press, 2319 N. 45th Street, Box 149, Seattle, WA 98103
In Context: A Journal of Hope, Sustainability and Change
Box 11470, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
The Essential Living Society, 409 SE 21st Avenue, Portland, OR 97214
The Koala Connection